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Mar
20

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $29.59 per hour in the South to $40.55 in the Northeast during December 2016.

Mar
15

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Midwest rose 0.2 percent in February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Mar
07

Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, North Dakota — 2016

In 2016, the broadest measure of labor underutilization, designated U-6, was 6.2 percent in North Dakota, significantly lower than the 9.6-percent rate for the nation.

North Dakota Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)416.8 (2)417.1 (2)417.3 (2)417.4 (2)417.5 (p)418.5

Employment(1)

(2)403.9 (2)404.3 (2)404.6 (2)404.8 (2)404.9 (p)405.9

Unemployment(1)

(2)12.9 (2)12.7 (2)12.7 (2)12.6 (2)12.6 (p)12.6

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)3.1 (2)3.1 (2)3.0 (2)3.0 (2)3.0 (p)3.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

435.1 434.2 435.4 434.2 433.8 (p)435.1

12-month % change

-3.3 -2.9 -2.4 -2.2 -1.9 (p)-0.7

Mining and Logging(4)

14.6 14.7 15.2 15.2 15.1 (p)15.6

12-month % change

-32.7 -28.6 -21.6 -18.3 -15.6 (p)-8.8

Construction(4)

33.1 33.0 33.0 33.0 32.0 (p)32.4

12-month % change

-2.1 -1.5 -1.2 0.3 -2.1 (p)5.2

Manufacturing(4)

24.6 24.4 24.3 24.2 23.9 (p)23.7

12-month % change

-3.1 -3.9 -4.0 -4.3 -4.4 (p)-5.2

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

95.9 95.8 95.5 94.3 95.4 (p)96.1

12-month % change

-6.9 -6.6 -6.1 -6.5 -5.0 (p)-3.3

Information(4)

6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.8 (p)7.0

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.5 (p)6.1

Financial Activities(4)

24.0 24.0 24.2 24.4 24.6 (p)24.5

12-month % change

-1.6 -1.2 0.0 1.2 2.5 (p)1.7

Professional & Business Services(4)

34.6 34.4 35.1 35.4 34.9 (p)34.7

12-month % change

-4.7 -4.7 -2.2 -0.6 -2.5 (p)-1.4

Education & Health Services(4)

62.6 62.6 62.8 62.6 62.5 (p)63.0

12-month % change

3.5 3.3 3.8 3.0 2.6 (p)3.4

Leisure & Hospitality(4)

39.4 39.4 39.7 39.5 39.5 (p)38.6

12-month % change

-2.7 -2.0 -1.2 -1.7 -1.0 (p)-3.3

Other Services(4)

16.0 16.0 15.9 15.6 15.7 (p)15.1

12-month % change

-2.4 -2.4 -3.0 -4.3 -3.1 (p)-6.8

Government(4)

83.7 83.3 83.0 83.3 83.4 (p)84.4

12-month % change

3.1 3.0 0.9 0.8 0.7 (p)1.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) Reflects revised population controls, model reestimation, and new seasonal adjustment.
(3) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Bismarck Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Fargo Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Mar 2017
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Mar 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
County Employment and Wages in North Dakota — Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the U.S., regions, and selected metropolitan areas Consumer spending Table Nov 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Mar 2017
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Mar 2017
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, North Dakota — 2016 Unemployment News Release Mar 2017
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – February 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Mar 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in North Dakota — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2017
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages in Fargo — May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Midwest Economy - Union Membership Employment Table Mar 2017
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Dec 2015
Union Membership Historical Table for North Dakota Employment Table Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Mar 2017
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Mar 2017
Business Employment Dynamics in North Dakota — First Quarter 2016 Employment News Release Dec 2016
Women’s Earnings In North Dakota - 2015 Pay News Release Jan 2017